Archive for the
‘NSX’ Category

Overview NSX ALB (previously known as Avi) offers rich capabilities for L4-L7 load balancing across different clouds and for different workloads. However if you run vSphere with Tanzu (TKGs) on top of NSX-T networking, NSX-T will deploy standard NSX load balancers to offer L4 load balancing for guest Tanzu clusters cluster-api and subsequent loadbalancer services […]

Overview In part two of my blog series covering Kubernetes/Tanzu as a service using cloud director and CSE 4.0, I will continue the deployment workflow started in part one, the workflows covered in part two will include NSX ALB integration with Cloud Director and eventually deploying a Tanzu cluster inside Tenant Pindakaas which we created […]

Overview In a previous blog post series (part one and part two) I covered how service providers can offer Tanzu as a Service (TaaS) to their tenants based on vSphere with Tanzu enabled vSphere clusters, this offers a native out-of-the-box capability of Cloud Director and vSphere to offer Tanzu clusters natively to tenants without the […]

Overview One of the cool features that was introduced with vSphere 8 is Workload Availability zones, which is basically HA zones for your Tanzu workload clusters hosted on top of vSphere with Tanzu supervisor clusters. Workload availability zones require 3 independent vSphere clusters each with independent networking and storage components, this is needed to provide […]

Overview In my previous blog post HERE I deployed VMware Antrea IDS and demonstrated how VMware IDS can secure pods running Antrea as CNI against malicious attacks, and although the feature is in tech preview it is very promising to see that VMware is committed to the vision of bringing Tanzu/Kubernetes security as an integral […]

27 September 2022


Antrea, Kubernetes, NSX, Tanzu